Care Assistant

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2018-03-22 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 19 Feb 2018

Job Location: Matlock , Derbyshire

Salary: £7.50 7.50 per hour

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Sarah

Description

Valley Lodge Nursing Home is located in Darley Dale, close to Matlock and Chesterfield. The home is accessible by a local bus service and is located on Bakewell Road. The home accommodates a maximum of 63 residents; consisting of a 12 bedded dementia unit and the main part of the home having nursing, residential and dementia residents. We have activities throughout the week engaging residents and continually improving the quality of care we provide. Valley Lodge has been refurbished to an excellent standard continually meeting the needs of all their residents.

We have an outstanding reputation within the organisation and the local community, as well as achieving Investors in People. We are dedicated to our staff and residents’ ensuring a high quality of care is delivered at all times.

In order to be successful in the role of a Care Assistant it will require you to:

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all residents, staff and visitors to the home.
  • Taking part in activities that are occurring throughout the home as and when required.
  • Having compassion towards the residents and ensuring their needs are met at all times.
  • When required assist residents to external appointments.
  • Assist with personal care and occasionally assisting with meal times.
  • Continually work as part of a team

The calibre of care assistant we are looking for will have the following attributes:

  • Have a kind and caring nature putting the needs of residents at the front of your mind
  • The willingness and ability to go above and beyond for the home and residents
  • Have a positive attitude and should be reliable
  • Health and Social Care Qualification is desirable however not necessary.

Ashmere offer the following benefits to Valley Lodge staff:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Week’s paid induction for all new starters
  • Ashmere pay for all new starters DBS’
  • Ongoing training throughout your employment
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Free Uniform for all staff
  • Generous paid holiday
  • Progression opportunities throughout the organisation
  • £1.00 attendance bonus – dependent on sickness record.

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